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Court detains 42-year-old man for ‘rape’

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a 42-year-old man, Ramoni Amure, who is accused of raping an 18-year-old girl, be remanded in Kirikiri correctional facility, pending legal advice.
The Chairman of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area, Babatunde Oke, is dead.

Lagos loses second council boss in two months

The Chairman of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area, Babatunde Oke, is dead.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigeria extends eased lockdown by four weeks

Federal government yesterday extended the ease of lockdown in the country by another four weeks, saying coronavirus was now in 536 of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC: 75% of vehicles plying Third Mainland Bridge‘ll still be captured

Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), says 75 per cent of the vehicles plying the Third Mainland Bridge will still be captured in spite of its partial closure.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos shuts down coronavirus isolation centres in Eti-Osa, Agidingbi

The Lagos State government has decided to shut down isolation centres in Eti Osa and Agidingbi, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced on Saturday, August 1, 2020.

10 escape death as boat capsizes in Lagos

Alhaji Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA Acting Coordinator in Lagos State, who made this known in a statement, said, “10 passengers were rescued live when their boat capsized.
It was a lucky escape on Tuesday for 10 passengers onboard a boat to Lagos Island when it suddenly capsized.

10 passengers rescued as boat capsizes in Lagos

According to report, the incident occurred at 8,23 pm when the ferry was on its way to Ozumba Mbadiwe, Lagos Island with about 10 passengers onboard before they were later rescued by emergency responders.

Third Mainland Bridge: LASTMA warns against impediments on alternative routes

Mr Olajide Oduyoye, General Manager, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), gave the warning on Saturday in an interview with newsmen in Lagos.

Nigerian government partially shuts Third Mainland Bridge after stakeholders meeting

The Federal Government, on Saturday, partially closed the Third Mainland Bridge, Nigeria’s busiest bridge, for rehabilitation works after site inspections for traffic architecture assessments.
The State Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, in a statement on Sunday said that planting of fruit trees in schools was also to encourage students to become healthy, productive and maintain a sound environment.

Lagos decentralises farmers’ markets for Ileya festival

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said the Eko City Farmers’ Market, Ileya edition, would hold in 26 public schools in the state.
The transportation commissioner, Frederick Oladeinde, made this known at the 2020 ministerial press briefing held in Lagos.

Lagos says alternative routes to be used during Third Mainland Bridge closure have been...

The Lagos State Government announced on Friday that rehabilitation of alternative routes to be used during the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge had been carried out.
Two persons, a male child and an adult, have died in a building collapse Island on Saturday, while eight people were rescued, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.

Lagos building collapse death toll rises to three

Two more corpses have been recovered by emergency responders combing the scene where a three-storey building collapsed on Freeman Street, in the Lagos Island area of Lagos State.
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Two die in Lagos building collapses

Two persons, a male child and an adult, have died in a building collapse in Lagos Island on Saturday, while eight people were rescued, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
The State Government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, asked all traders under Bridge including those not affected by the fire incident of last Sunday to move from the present location

Lagos issues flood-alert to residents of four council areas

The Lagos State Government has warned residents of four local government areas, namely Lagos Mainland, Mushin, Ibeju-Lekki and Ikorodu, with high flood risks, to be on the alert.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC alerts motorists on imminent diversion on Lagos 3rd mainland bridge

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says diversion and safety precaution are imminent, owing to the emergency rehabilitation on the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.

Federal, Lagos governments draw traffic plan towards six months closure of Third Mainland Bridge

Federal and Lagos State Governments on Tuesday announced traffic management plan towards partial closure of the ‘Third Mainland Bridge’ for six months maintenance.
The Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has warned residents of Bauchi state to adhere strictly to protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for Coronavirus, saying that the pandemic is not yet over.

NMA: Nigerian government shifting coronavirus testing responsibility to citizens

As Nigeria ramps up COVID-19 testing, medical professionals have faulted the government’s privatisation of COVID-19 testing describing it as an act of ‘shifting responsibility to the citizens.”

Nigerian government to resume Third Mainland Bridge repairs

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge.

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